Fake WordPress Plugins: What You Need to Know

Fake WordPress Plugins: What You Need to Know

There are a lot of time-saving apps, CSS frameworks, and JavaScript libraries you can use as a WordPress developer to simplify your workflows. But plugins? Especially ones found in the WordPress repository or from your WPMU DEV membership? Talk about convenience and instant satisfaction.

Plugins are definitely one of the pluses of building websites using WordPress. However, plugins can seriously compromise your site’s security if you’re not careful.

With 54% of detected vulnerabilities attributed to plugins, it’s no secret they’re the leading cause of WordPress security breaches. Of course, that can usually be boiled down to user error (i.e. a…

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